Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 07, 2013

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Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. ( SWK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.49 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SWK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that SWK has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of SWK was $77.39, representing a -5.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $81.90 and a 32.09% increase over the 52 week low of $58.59.

SWK is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ). SWK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.32. Zacks Investment Research reports SWK's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.54%, compared to an industry average of 8.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SWK Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to SWK through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SWK as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Morningstar Mid Core Index Fund ( JKG )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Value Index Fund ( JKI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKG with an increase of 11.02% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SWK at 1.21%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: CAJ , DHR , JKG , JKI , SWK

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